Commercial Manager

Job Title: Commercial Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - East Midlands, Derbyshire
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
REF: 123452
Contact Name: Claire Baker
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago
ALLEN & YORK are pleased to be recruiting for an experienced Commercial Manager within the Rail sector to join our clients well established team in Derby. As the successful candidate, you will be providing our client with post contract commercial support for designated packages of work subcontract, materials and direct labour and act as the primary interface to work package managers, suppliers & stakeholders
Key Responsibilities as the Commercial Manager
Assist with the commercial management of various work packages as directed. These may include:
• Design, Installation, Test & Commission, Materials, Telecoms, Electrification, Power, Plant, Professional Services, Civil Engineering and Permanent Way.
• Responsible for work package change control and management.
• Provides key commercial interface for responsible work package manager.
• Responsible for work package cost management, including forecasting, budget management and control.
• Provides input to internal and external commercial reports as required by Commercial Delivery Strategy.
• Establish and maintain interfaces with key stakeholders. For example: finance, project management, engineering, sub-contractors, suppliers and clients.
• Mentoring and coaching junior members of the team

Previous Experience required for the role of Commercial Manager:
As the ideal candidate, you will have Strong Experience as a Senior Quantity Surveyor/Commercial Manager, ideally working on Rail Signalling Projects but will consider individuals with major rail project experience. You will also have:

• Experience of working within a contractor side project environment. 
• Experience of managing large projects. 
• Degree qualified or equivalent and/or hold or working towards professional qualification (RICS, IACCM or similar).
• Able to manage both direct labour and subcontract costs.
• Ability to estimate change / variations using various methods.
• Able to forecast cost and measure cost of work complete.
• Good negotiation skills.
• Good Contractual knowledge and experience.
Our client is offering a comprehensive reward package which includes a competitive basic salary, pension and flexible benefits scheme. Our client is a global organisation who truly believe in the development of their employees. 
We look forward to receiving your application.